HARTING features efficiency improvements in manufacturing logistics based on Integrated Industry 4.0 and IoT

At Smart Industry Expo, HARTING is demonstrating its range of automation solutions for improving the efficiency of manufacturing logistic processes based on the concepts of Integrated Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things (IoT) (Stand S244).

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NCR and PTC join forces to create total premise service offer

NCR Corporation, a global provider in omni-channel solutions, and PTC announced that they have joined forces to create a next generation service offering that spans a store’s entire operation.

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AMD and IMSCAD collaborate to simplify design engineering migration to virtualisation in private or public clouds

IMSCAD Global, an IT services company is to team up with AMD, a global provider of CPU and GPU technology.Together they intend to deliver advanced solutions that simplify the transition to graphics virtualisation for Architecture, Engineering, Construction Design and Manufacturing firms.

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AlgoSec the security management solutions provider announces strategic partnership with MEGAZONE

AlgoSec, the provider of business-driven security management solutions with its headquarter located in Boston, U.S., and MEGAZONE Corporation, a Korean cloud-specialised IT company announced a strategic partnership.

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Cyber threats are still being ‘brushed aside’ even after WannaCry and NotPetya, says AlienVault global survey

Just 16% of IT security professionals believe that their bosses and company boards have taken a greater interest in their roles as a result of the WannaCry and NotPetya cyber-attacks of 2017. This is according to new research conducted by Unified Security Management and crowd-sourced threat intelligence specialist, AlienVault. The research, which surveyed 233 IT professionals

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ABB and HPE bring intelligence to industrial plants

ABB and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced a strategic global partnership that combines ABB’s industry-provider digital offerings, ABB Ability, with HPE’s innovative hybrid information technology (IT) solutions. The partnership will provide customers with solutions that generate actionable insights from vast amounts of industrial data

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Hyperconvergence and computation at the edge: Part 3

The adoption of edge and fog computing models is enabling enhanced efficiency, says Bob Emmerson. Data is generated at the edge and bringing processing power close to the source generates real-time information on which informed decisions and actions can be taken.

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Enterprise mobility management market will top $2.2billion by 2022, says Strategy Analytics

The Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) market has evolved considerably over recent years and is more competitive than ever before. The EMM software market will grow to 1.8 billion in 2017, representing total year-over-year growth of 9.0%.

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Chancellor expected to inject £75m into AI, as only 1 in 10 business leaders see UK as a leader in digital

Only one in ten business leaders see the UK as a leader in digital, according to the latest survey by Deloitte. Although 85% plan to invest in AI and the Internet of Things (IoT), only 22% of businesses have so far.

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Italtel introduces Open Innovation Programme

Italtel, a telecommunications company in IT system integration, managed services, Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) and all-IP solutions, has launched an Open Innovation Programme, which will see it collaborate with start-ups and new businesses to leverage emerging technologies for applications such as Industry 4.0, Smart Cities and Digital Healthcare.

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Climbing the ranks in automation

The top three countries that are leaders in manufacturing have remained fairly similar over the last few decades. The US, China and Germany have continued evolving to export a large amount of products to the world. To remain high in the ranks, these countries have adopted automation, optimised their manufacturing processes and advanced production processes.

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SecureLink confirms opening a Cyber Defence Centre (CDC) in China

SecureLink – Europe’s independent cybersecurity and Managed Security Service provider, confirmed it is opening a Cyber Defence Centre (CDC) in Shanghai, China. Laws and regulations covering cybersecurity and data protection are rapidly increasing globally.

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Widespread mismanagement of privileged accounts and access revealed in One Identity global survey

One Identity, a proven leader in helping organisations get identity and access management (IAM) right, released new global research that exposes widespread poor practices when it comes to managing privileged accounts.

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Seven out of 10 European IT decision-makers see Brexit as a business opportunity

Interoute, a global cloud and network provider, has revealed new survey results showing almost two-thirds (63%) of businesses across Europe are anticipating high growth in the year ahead.

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Bosch expands partnership with Avaya to support next generation workplace strategy

Bosch Group, a global supplier of technology and services, announced the expansion of its partnership with Avaya to help support Bosch’s digital transformation strategy across its global operations. Avaya Private Cloud Services (APCS) has signed a $60 million (€51 million) agreement with Bosch to provide a range of business communications solutions to 160,000 Bosch associates worldwide.

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GE Digital unveils industrial software solutions to help customers execute complete asset strategy, accelerating digital transformation

GE unveiled expansions to its suite of edge-to-cloud technologies and industrial applications, designed to help its customers build a complete asset strategy.

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